Linda Evangelista

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Linda Evangelista (born May 10, 1965 in St. Catharines, Ontario) is a Canadian supermodel.

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Linda Evangelista

She is 5'9 1/2" tall and her natural hair colour is brown. She knew she wanted to become a model when she was 12 years old. She got into the modeling industry when she was discovered by a talent agent at the 1978 Miss Teen Niagara Contest. She later moved to New York City and signed with the Elite Model Agency there. She then moved to Paris, France to further her career. She has also appeared in music videos with George Michael.

When she is not on the catwalk she is an advocate for breast cancer awareness. In 1996 she won the VH1 Fashion Awards Lifetime Achievement Award. She has a star on the Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto.

Linda also plays the accordion.

  • Height: 5'9 1/2" (177 cm)
  • Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
  • Measurements: 35-25-35 (US); 88-63-88 (EU)
  • Dress Size: 6-8 (US); 36-38 (EU)
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US); 40 (EU)
  • Eyes: Blue-Green
  • Hair: Brown
  • Ethnicity: Italian
  • Nationality: Canadian

Famous quote

  • I don't get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day.

External links

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